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Firemen (Personal Accident Insurance)

Volume 26: debated on Tuesday 29 June 1982

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what are the requirements on local authorities for the provision of personal accident insurance for firemen in their employment.

There are no requirements on fire authorities to provide personal accident insurance for firemen. In the event of a fireman's retirement or death caused by an injury on duty fire authorities are required to meet the statutory entitlements of firemen or their dependents under the Firemen's Pension Scheme 1973.